Airbus Helicopters, Thales and Helisim have begun construction of a helicopter pilot and maintenance crew training center in Grand Prairie, Texas. Helisim is a joint venture of Thales and Airbus Helicopters, which will develop and operate the simulation center. They will initially invest $40 million for the project, which will house Level D full-motion flight simulators for Airbus H145 and H175 aircraft. The first stage of the Helisim Simulation Center is scheduled for completion later this ...


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